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Why Retailers Need to Take a More Holistic Approach to Improving Supply Chain Efficiency

Why Retailers Need to Take a More Holistic Approach to Improving Supply Chain Efficiency

Supply chain managers’ traditional focus on increasing efficiency by reducing costs, for example on transactional line items such as freight rates, is no longer delivering significant benefits. However, an innovative transportation management partner can deliver ground-breaking ways to increase...[more]


Seven Steps to Export Success: Top Considerations Before Reaching Out to International Markets

Seven Steps to Export Success: Top Considerations Before Reaching Out to International Markets

Did you know that the biggest reason U.S. businesses fail in international markets is because they don’t do the required market research, or put together a comprehensive export strategy? Or that the top reason shipments are delayed at the border is because of missing or incomplete documentation?...[more]


Winning the Battle for eCommerce Last-Mile Excellence

Winning the Battle for eCommerce Last-Mile Excellence

Last mile logistics are the latest battleground as e-commerce shoppers continue to raise the stakes with regard to delivery and service expectations. Today’s e-commerce retailer must embrace the need to provide low cost -- preferably free -- shipping, highly flexible delivery options, advanced...[more]


The Adoption of Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Lift Trucks

The Adoption of Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Lift Trucks

What if your materials handling operation could achieve higher operational productivity, eliminate cumbersome battery charging infrastructure and deliver consistently high performance? It may be possible with lift trucks powered by hydrogen fuel cells. Large, successful organizations are...[more]


Transform Global e-Commerce and Maximize the Customer Experience

Transform Global e-Commerce and Maximize the Customer Experience

Global e-commerce is growing rapidly, particularly in emerging markets, where consumers can find it hard to locate affordable imported products in local shops. Companies providing global e- commerce services must understand their customers’ need for convenience and remove any obstacles that can...[more]


Data: Blessing or Curse?”

Data: Blessing or Curse?”

Benefits and pitfalls of leveraging data in the supply chain[more]


Transport Management for Logistics Hubs

Transport Management for Logistics Hubs

The digital linchpin of logistics[more]


Four Barriers to Outsourcing: A Challenge for Third Party Logistics Providers

Four Barriers to Outsourcing: A Challenge for Third Party Logistics Providers

The success of third party logistics providers (3PLs) rises and falls with the ever-shifting strategies of the manufacturers, suppliers and retailers that make up their customer base. Today, outsourcing is on the ascent. But can 3PLs keep supporting the demand? Please CLICK HERE to download...[more]


2017 Supply Chain Worldwide Survey

2017 Supply Chain Worldwide Survey

Insights to Supply Chain Trends, Challenges & Innovation[more]


Preparing Your Logistics Strategy for Today's Advanced Manufacturing Practices

Preparing Your Logistics Strategy for Today’s Advanced Manufacturing Practices

U.S. manufacturers continue to invest in world-class technology and innovation, as a growing number of businesses choose to expand U.S.-based production - or return manufacturing from Asia. Automation, robotics and additive manufacturing are common sights throughout U.S. manufacturing facilities,...[more]


The ABC's of CBP's Single Window Initiative

The ABC’s of CBP’s Single Window Initiative

The U.S. trade community breathed a collective sigh of relief, when the long-awaited "single window initiative" was fully implemented in early 2017. The single window, officially known as the "International Trade Data System," operates via the Customs and Border Protection (CBP)...[more]


From 'Free' Shipping to Product Returns: Understanding Hidden Costs in Your Supply Chain

From ‘Free’ Shipping to Product Returns: Understanding Hidden Costs in Your Supply Chain

What if you could reduce transportation costs by 50 percent, just by taking a close look at where current dollars are going, and taking control of some of the charges that seem out of line. As a new white paper from Purolator International, "From 'Free' Shipping to Product Returns:...[more]


Building Your E-Commerce Business: When Is It Time To Expand To Canada?

Building Your E-Commerce Business: When Is It Time To Expand To Canada?

Canada is a tempting market for U.S. e-commerce businesses, with its 36 million residents increasingly drawn to the convenience and product selection inherent to online sales. Indeed, e-commerce sales are expected to grow annually at a rate of 12 percent through the next few years and, an estimated...[more]


Unlocking Successful Supply Chains in Emerging Markets

Unlocking Successful Supply Chains in Emerging Markets

Emerging markets are on the rise, and buyers knowing how to get long delayed payment terms from these markets will help to open up new avenues for global brands to boost cash flow and working capital, while reducing COGS and taking on the advantage of better supplier relationships. This guide...[more]


Manufacturing in the Age of Uncertainty

Manufacturing in the Age of Uncertainty

Demand is a fickle thing. In today's highly unpredictable manufacturing environment we're seeing huge shifts in demand in global markets and massive disruptions caused by new technological developments, currency fluctuations and political issues. And with manufacturers increasingly offshoring...[more]


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